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2018 American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting

Schedule of DCEG Presentations

Several DCEG scientists will present their research at the AACR Annual Meeting in Chicago, Illinois, between April 14-18, 2018. A full list of abstracts can be found on the AACR website.

Jackie Lavigne, Ph.D., M.P.H., Chief of the Office of Education, will be available to answer questions about DCEG fellowship opportunities at the NCI exhibit booth (#1400) on Monday, April 16 from 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM.

Oral Presentations

Saturday, April 14
Presenter Presentation Title Time Location
Ruth Pfeiffer Clinical utility of cancer risk models: what to expect from polygenic risk scores 11:45 AM - 12:10 PM Room N228, McCormick Place North (Level 2)
Monday, April 16
Presenter Presentation Title Time Location
Michael B. Cook Session Chair: Genetic and Molecular Epidemiology of Cancer Risk and Prognosis 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Room S505, McCormick Place South (Level 5)
Lisa Mirabello A genome-wide scan identifies a new locus associated with pediatric rhabdomyosarcoma 3:20 PM - 3:35 PM Room S505, McCormick Place South (Level 5)
Mitchell J. Machiela Multiple new susceptibility loci identified in genome-wide association study of Ewing sarcoma 4:20 PM - 4:35 PM Room S505, McCormick Place South (Level 5)
Mustapha Abubakar Digital image analysis based IHC4+C assay and prognosis in hormone receptor-positive breast cancer 4:35 PM - 4:50 PM Room S505, McCormick Place South (Level 5)
Tuesday, April 17
Presenter Presentation Title Time Location
Nicolas A. Wentzensen Population Perspectives on Ovarian Cancer: What Is New in Etiology, Screening and Prevention? 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM Room S504, McCormick Place South (Level 5)
Montserrat Garcia-Closas Identification of women susceptible to aggressive vs non-aggressive breast cancer subtypes, and implications for screening/prevention 1:05 PM - 1:30 PM Room S103, McCormick Place South (Level 1)
Britton Trabert Serologic markers of infectious agents and ovarian cancer: Markers of prior Chlamydia trachomatis infection associated with increased ovarian cancer risk in two independent populations 3:20 PM - 3:35 PM Room S504, McCormick Place South (Level 5)
Jonathan N. Hofmann Circulating immunologic markers and risk of multiple myeloma and its precursor disease: A nested case-control study 3:35 PM - 3:50 PM Room S504, McCormick Place South (Level 5)

 

Poster Presentations

Sunday, April 14
Session Title Time Poster Hall
MicroRNA Regulation in Cancer Biology 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Poster Section 21
Emerging Concepts 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Poster Section 17
Functional Genomics 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Poster Section 18
Monday, April 16
Session Title Time Poster Hall
Genetic Contributions to Cancer Epidemiology 2: Next-Generation Sequencing and Familial Cancers 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Poster Section 10
Tumor Heterogeneity 2 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Poster Section 7
Biomarkers, Intervention, and Early Detection for Cancer Prevention 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Poster Section 11
Screening, Early Detection, and Risk Prediction 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Poster Section 10
Tumor Heterogeneity 3 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Poster Section 8
Pediatrics 1: Genomics, Epigenetics, and Biomarkers 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Poster Section 4
Tuesday, April 17
Session Title Time Poster Hall
Biomarkers of Exogenous and Endogenous Risk Factors in Cancer Epidemiology 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Poster Section 9
Sequence Analysis and Unique Database Resources 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Poster Section 12
Cancer in Minority Populations, Health Disparities, and Survivorship Research 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Poster Section 11
Wednesday, April 18
Session Title Time Poster Hall
Diet, Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Lifestyle Risk Factors 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Poster Section 10
DNA Methylation 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Poster Section 15